Aviation News - October 2008

£4.70 (Approx $6.83 or €6.01)


International News
Commercial News by Keith Crowden
Airports by Keith Crowden
Orders and Leases
Airliner deliveries
ATC News by David Smith
Military News - by Bob Archer and Peter Foster
Aviation History - Archaeology by David Smith
Airports International - A series looking at airports in the UK and abroad. This month: LA photo' guide
Airshow Listing
Your Questions Answered
Airlines of the USA since 1914 part 21 - by Maurice Wickstead
Aviation History - Preservation
Book Reviews
Register review by Stuart McDiarmid
Airport movements by Adrian Thompson

The Red Bull air race
Brain Maidment attends the London Red Bull event.

The Starfighters demonstration team
Alex Hrapunov took time out from a Stateside airshow to talk with the pilots who fly the world's only triple-ship Starfighter display team.

War in the Caucasus
The editor reviews a war that had been boiling towards explosion point all this year and reviews what happened, why and with what result.

Europe's Tannkosh puts up a spirited airshow pantheon, as Geoff Jones experienced. Further south, Stephen Drew attended Serbia's open day under sunny skies.

European Medley
Keith Burton gives us a range of unusual visitors flying through European airports.

Mirage F.1 - a class act!
Ian Harding went to see one of the classic jet fighters of all time and reveals a shock surprise regarding its future and that of some air bases.

NASA 50th
Celebrating the 50th birthday of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, we recall just a few chapters in the history of NASA's aeronautical activities.

Supporting Forces
Returning to our Fifties Frontline series, Barry Wheeler looks at transport and support types of the period.